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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1996c): study ZZ 1990

Public:
Adults, general public, 48 nations, around 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 75000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Income distribution in nations assessed using standard deviation of self reported income in general population surveys

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = -.17 Happy Life Years by standard deviation of reported income in 40 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.05 rpc controlled for buying power per capita